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Saturday, August 2,1997

Saturday, August 2,1997

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1997 reg season 1997-08-02 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 Chicago Cubs 5 box | pbp Wrigley Field Kevin Tapani Tom Candiotti -- 39,953 3:04
1997 reg season 1997-08-02 San Francisco Giants 1 Cincinnati Reds 5 box | pbp Cinergy Field Brett Tomko Mark Gardner -- 23,266 2:17
1997 reg season 1997-08-02 Atlanta Braves 4 Florida Marlins 2 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Denny Neagle Al Leiter Mark Wohlers 41,643 3:16
1997 reg season 1997-08-02 New York Mets 0 Houston Astros 6 box | pbp Astrodome Mike Hampton Bobby Jones -- 31,929 2:33
1997 reg season 1997-08-02 San Diego Padres 0 Montreal Expos 6 box | pbp Stade Olympique Carlos Perez Pete Smith -- 19,342 2:12
1997 reg season 1997-08-02 St. Louis Cardinals 2 Philadelphia Phillies 1 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Todd Stottlemyre Matt Beech Dennis Eckersley 16,190 2:44
1997 reg season 1997-08-02 Colorado Rockies 5 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Francisco Cordova Bill Swift Rich Loiselle 32,388 2:53
1997 reg season 1997-08-02 Chicago White Sox 2 Anaheim Angels 5 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Dennis Springer Chris Clemons Troy Percival 28,139 2:47
1997 reg season 1997-08-02 Toronto Blue Jays 7 Detroit Tigers 8 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Doug Brocail Paul Quantrill Todd Jones 22,254 3:27
1997 reg season 1997-08-02 Boston Red Sox 3 Kansas City Royals 10 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Tim Belcher Aaron Sele -- 19,701 2:56
1997 reg season 1997-08-02 Seattle Mariners 14 Milwaukee Brewers 4 box | pbp County Stadium Jeff Fassero Steve Woodard -- 43,215 3:04
1997 reg season 1997-08-02 Minnesota Twins 5 New York Yankees 4 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Greg Swindell David Cone Rick Aguilera 33,261 3:02
1997 reg season 1997-08-02 Baltimore Orioles 13 Oakland Athletics 3 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Mike Mussina Carlos Reyes -- 21,938 3:27
1997 reg season 1997-08-02 Cleveland Indians 7 Texas Rangers 3 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington John Smiley Bobby Witt -- 23,266 2:17
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 107 68 39 .636 0.0 557 408 149 W1 37-19 31-20 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Indians)
1997 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 107 62 45 .579 6.0 571 442 129 L1 29-21 33-24 2 2 3 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
1997 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 107 51 56 .477 17.0 415 450 -35 L1 26-26 25-30 3 8 18 -- dnq
1997 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 110 52 58 .473 17.5 600 598 2 L1 25-27 27-31 4 9 19 -- dnq
1997 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 107 50 57 .467 18.0 543 540 3 W1 20-29 30-28 5 10 21 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 104 56 48 .538 0.0 559 541 18 W2 28-22 28-26 1 5 11 Yes Lost World Series (Marlins)
1997 AL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 107 54 53 .505 3.5 466 503 -37 L1 19-34 35-19 2 6 13 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 108 53 55 .491 5.0 529 551 -22 L2 25-30 28-25 3 7 15 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 108 49 59 .454 9.0 526 560 -34 W1 25-28 24-31 4 12 23 -- dnq
1997 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 106 45 61 .425 12.0 486 534 -48 W1 21-32 24-29 5 13 25 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 AL West Anaheim Angels franchise | log 110 62 48 .564 0.0 592 532 60 W2 29-29 33-19 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1997 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 109 61 48 .560 0.5 639 589 50 W1 32-26 29-22 2 4 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1997 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 108 50 58 .463 11.0 520 532 -12 L5 23-29 27-29 3 11 22 -- dnq
1997 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 112 43 69 .384 20.0 518 654 -136 L1 20-40 23-29 4 14 27 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 111 70 41 .631 0.0 561 402 159 W1 36-22 34-19 1 1 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Marlins)
1997 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 108 62 46 .574 6.5 460 431 29 L1 28-26 34-20 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Indians)
1997 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 108 61 47 .565 7.5 510 462 48 L1 29-30 32-17 3 3 5 -- dnq
1997 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 108 56 52 .519 12.5 483 488 -5 W1 23-29 33-23 4 7 12 -- dnq
1997 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 107 34 73 .318 34.0 410 618 -208 L1 15-42 19-31 5 14 28 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 110 60 50 .545 0.0 508 447 61 W1 28-27 32-23 1 5 9 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 110 54 56 .491 6.0 472 514 -42 W1 28-30 26-26 2 8 14 -- dnq
1997 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 109 52 57 .477 7.5 451 431 20 W1 23-32 29-25 3 10 17 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 107 46 61 .430 12.5 409 508 -99 W1 19-33 27-28 4 12 24 -- dnq
1997 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 111 44 67 .396 16.5 463 518 -55 W1 16-41 28-26 5 13 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1997 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 110 60 50 .545 0.0 495 415 80 L1 24-27 36-23 1 6 10 Yes dnq
1997 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 110 60 50 .545 0.0 504 536 -32 L1 26-25 34-25 2 4 8 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Marlins)
1997 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 110 53 57 .482 7.0 568 607 -39 L1 27-25 26-32 3 9 16 -- dnq
1997 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 111 52 59 .468 8.5 632 636 -4 L1 23-35 29-24 4 11 20 -- dnq
28 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Bryan Hebson Montreal Expos Hist Signed out of draft (Auburn)
Jose Bautista St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed to Minor League contract
Barry Larkin Cincinnati Reds Hist Activated from Disabled List
Lee Tinsley Seattle Mariners Hist Activated from Disabled List
4 record(s)